Role and Responsibilities

Divisional / District Administration:

  • Divisional Commissioners to provide leadership and ownership for implementation of the Scheme at the Divisional level.
  • District Collector / Magistrate through DeGS shall ensure Planning, Coordination, Monitoring, Evaluation and Guidance for successful implementation of the e District Scheme at the district level.
  • A District e-Governance Society (DeGS), headed by the Collector/District Magistrate shall be established in each district by the district administration and registered under the Societies Act. The DeGS will be responsible for the implementation of the project at the district level. District level officials of all service delivery departments could be the members of the society. The District Informatics Officer (DIO), NIC will be the member secretary of the Society. The DeGS will also play a key role in the post implementation operation and maintenance phase of the Scheme

    Roles and Responsibility of District e-Governance Society (DeGS):

    • The DeGS would implement the project and ensure close linkages and coordination amongst the various stakeholders in the Project at field level. Provide commitment and support to bring-in the process changes.
    • Provide overall guidance to the Project partners at District level.
    • Work closely with the System Integrator/Implementing Agency to undertake the field work, comprehend the requirements, document the observations, prepare roadmap and redesign the processes.
    • Build capacity of the staff at various levels of the district administration. DeGS and System Integrator would also work closely with the technical solution provider for developing and customizing the software, implement the technical solution
    • Manage, supervise and implement backend computerization of partner Departments/Agencies.
    • The DeGS as owner of the Project at district level will be responsible for proper record keeping of all the assets including software / artifacts created under the Scheme at the District level.
    • Release funds to the Implementing agencies on successful completion / installation of hardware, training, data digitization.
    • Support the Common Services Centers (CSCs), throughout the District for providing G2C services as per the Service Level Agreements between Departments/ SDA for CSCs and the Service Center Agency (SCA). It would identify and recommend the Citizen Services which can be provided in consultation and co-ordination with the concerned departments on priority and assist SCA in roll out of G2C services through CSCs.
    • Collect user charges as fixed by the State Government and keep audited accounts of the same.
    • Take all publicity measures and campaigning through media like TV, radio, newspaper, conferences, seminars, public meetings, banners and posters etc for creating awareness about transformation through e-Governance for the benefit of the rural masses.
    • Explore revenue streams for the sustenance of the District e-Governance Society and assist SDA in formulating policies accordingly.
    • The DeGS shall also ensure close tie-ups with all the stakeholders in the project, to provide commitment and support, help to bring-in the process changes and overall guidance to the project.